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is where it happened. >> a major change for the marine sanctuary in northern california. >> and this could be your last night on earth if you believe the doomsdayers. the worries about the end of the world. northern california coast. the obama administration wants to nearly double the of two national marine >>> a new plan would permanently ban oil drilling off the northern california coast. the obama administration wants to double the size of two national marine sanctuaries off the sonoma and mendocino coasts. cbs 5 reporter john ramos explains why some who make their living in those waters are concerned. >> reporter: it's easy to see why alfred hitchcock picked bodega bay for the setting of his movie "th birds." they are everywhere. the federal government just announced a plan to extend the sanctuary all the way up to mendocino county. >> this area is a national treasure. it needs and it deserves permanent protection from oil and gas exploration. >> reporter: the fear is that any oil drilling in these waters could lead to an environmental disaster like what occurred when the oil rig blew
tickets in other words, >>> obama administration today proposed the expansion of 2 northern california marine sanction wares. decision permanently bans oil drilling along 50 miles of the calf coast line from sonoma county to mendocino you see that area on the map. today announcement marks the largest planned expansion of any national marine sanctuary in 20 years. along with ban on oil drilling. other new rules will go into effect including when cruise ship can rae lease sewage into the ocean. >> meteorite ex mroid employeded this spring over el dorado county was one of the fastest rarest meteorite to ever hit earth that's according to global team of scientist. including 9 from uc davis here picture of the sutter mill meteorite. it was the rarest type known to hit earth composed of cosmic dust and materials that helped literally form the planet 4 and half billion years ago. 50,000 years ago it broke off and began winding its way from near jupiter passing mercury and venus before heading toert and landing near suit are mill and it dropped 64,000 miles an hou hour. piece were his fou
series of storms to sweep through northern california is here. we have live team storm coverage. let's begin with our meteorologist lisa argen who is tracking the storm will live doppler 7 hd. >> good morning, everyone. your eye goes right to the red and this is where it is draped from the sacramento valley back to clear lake and windsor and santa rosa. the back edge has been pushing through ukiah and with it the very gusty winds preceding the gusts. we have wind gusts up to 51 miles an hour at the airport, 38 miles an hour winds from hayward. a little lighter but still at the higher elevations you are seeing 63 miles an hour wind gusts down to about 2,000 feet down in the south bay. here's the north bay. look at the heavy rain from richmond, martinez and berkeley, now pushing into the east bay. and 580 and back westward. 280 in san francisco. not only looking it he rain but gusty winds. lighter rains into fremont and union city and the south bay. this will all continue to increase throughout the day. the first half of the day looking much, much different than the second half. caroly
the insanity of 7:00 or 8:00 this morning to nice and calm. that's why we live here. northern california weather is often very sunny. we had it and we are mainly clear outside. here is a look at south bay. the santa clara bay valley. and another view, the bay bridge from on top of our building here, cbs 5. it is a nice evening outside. oakland sitting at 60. livermore 56. no rain in san jose, 58 in santa rosa down to 53. here is where we are going tonight. dropping down to the 40s. fairfield 46. concord 46. redwood city and fremont 47. san francisco dropping down to 51 degrees. this is what i wanted to show you for about five days but haven't had the chance. cbs 5 high def doppler is dry and will stay that way until wednesday. here is how much rain fell. in the north bay mountains, i can't believe this, they had 6- 14 inches of rain over five days. sonoma county had 5-9 inches of rain. on the peninsula, including san francisco, 3-6 inches of rain. inland along the 680 corridor and the east bay, you also had 3-6 inches of rain but it is done. it is finished. there is no round four. here i
? that bears explaining. i'm going to do that now. northern california is going to get some rainfall. two things have changed. first, the atmosphere isn't as juicy. there's a certain water content that we can measure in the atmosphere and this particular system doesn't have as much as the past three that you endured over five days. so not as much juice in the atmosphere and notice everything is lifting to our north and west because that's where the focus of the jet stream energy is. it's been pushed a little to the north because of high pressure building in off the southern california coastline. so that near miss as opposed it a direct hit with less moisture means you're only going to get some rainfall so it will be slick and tough driving at times tomorrow but it won't be an all-day washout and won't be a concern like over the weekend. now, beyond tomorrow, it's all about high pressure and after a very cloudy pattern over the past several weeks we'll have high pressure building in and we'll have a dry chilly sunny northwest flow of air. we'll have highs only around 60 over the weekend wi
's go to jeff ranieri with what's happening right now. >> a lot of rain in northern california. it's not just here in the bay area, but a good section of california. you can see on the estimated rainfall over the past 24 hours is covered in this dark green. that's at least three inches of rainfall. a lot of the river basins can't take any more. it's not just here, but again all the way up to the north of the rivers drained throughout redding, red bluff and chico and down into the bay area. everything is getting close. let's look at the maximum rainfall totals. in the north bay over eight inches. one of the highest. santa cruz mountains nearly 3 1/2. in the south bay, a very high total even for 3,486 feet, 7.24 is astonishing when you think about 24 hours. we will be under a flash flood watch for the north bay and the coastline with our next storm system coming in. we could see totals range from two to four inches. we are not done yet. it taps into a lot of moisture and we will detail when the rain moves in and where the biggest concerns are later on in the show. >> there several pa
that don't seem to quit. torrential rains and powerful winds sweeping across northern california one more time. thousands are without power. and rising floodwaters are threatening many more. still it could have been much worse. carter evans is in sonoma tonight. >> reporter: this was the last punch in a weather system that's been pounding california for five days. and it was supposed to be the worst. the rains came with a vengence, high winds uprooted trees and overturned trucks near san francisco. to the east colder temperatures turned heavy rain into snow, saving the mountain town of truckee from the predicted flooding. california's wine country had also braced for the worst. >> the water was coming very fast and furious but the cole vert system that we've created was able to take that extra water and get it safely through town with jill techel says her town has spent more than $250 million over 20 years to protect the flood-prone city. for this storm it worked. >> that whole area of town would have been closed. we would have had to evacuate everyone out. >> but down the road in sonoma.
of storms to sweep through northern california is causing trouble everywhere. we have live team storm watch coverage. abc7 news reporter nick smith is live on interstate 580 over the richmond san rafael bridge where an overturned big rig is blocking lanes. cara clapper is live where they are watching the river rise. let's begin with abc7 news meteorologist lisa argen with a live at live doppler 7hd. >> it is flooding in sonoma county. we have a flood warning and it has been flooding in petaluma and willow creek. you can see the back edge of the front. this is where the winds have died off and the rains have ended. still some very heavy rain through novato and southward. and there is also flooding reported in marin county with a flood warning through 10:15 from the creek to the east bay, hercules and vaw knee shaw, 580. flooding in santa cruz, santa clara county. moderate rain in fremont and gusty winds in union city. on the peninsula, a heavy downpour and winds have lightened up here. but still some light rain. the front has yet to move through san francisco. some heavier rain on the penins
northern california weather. the man and woman left citrus heights near sacramento on thursday. headed to their home in gardener hill, nevada and they have not been seen since. frer-year-old rod and his girlfriend paula lane were visiting family and friends in northern california before driving home to nevada in the storm. rescue teams and volunteers joining family members searching mountain highway in the snow for signs of the couple or even the car. >> everyone out there trying to $15 my dad and paula. it has been awesome seeing even come together. and i really appreciate it. >>reporter: rescue crew volunteer will continue to search for the couple tomorrow off road and on foot. >>> san francisco man has been charged with kidnapping and raping an autistic is 16-year-old girl. 36-year-old gary steve atkinson was arraigned today. heard the formal charges against hip. he's accused of abduct ago girl who wandered away from a youth center on november 27. she was found by a muni driver and helped police find atkinson. he's expected in court tomorrow. >> in the east bay people living
. >> reporter: his second card was no good either. his mother purchased them at a northern california safeway. and ed says they have been tucked away in a drawer for more than a year. >> the gift card representative who said that these cards were already used, i'm like, where? she said, well one of the places was online. i don't shop at macy's online. >> reporter: we found similar complaints from other macy's gift cardholders who say they too just learned their $100 gift cards were worthless. it's not just macy's. two years ago a batch of best buy gift cards sold at lucky's and safeway stores had zero balances, as well. >> it's embarrassing when you hand it out. people don't know what to think. >> reporter: back then the problem was tampering. scammers scratching off the pin code and registering the card so once it was purchased they could use the money first. souza believes that's what happened to him as he noticed his code was exposed when he opened the gift card packaging yesterday. tonight macy's confirms it did have a problem with tampered cards several years ago and it's possible these
at preventing another northern california gas disaster. that story. >> network news reporter tell about the 5 day he and the crew spent in captivity and how they managed to make it out alive. stay sleep train thanks all those who helped make a difference last year for thousands of california foster kids. thank you for helping foster kids. thank you for the school supplies. thank you for the new shoes. thank you, secret santa. and thank you for donating money. your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you. - thank you. gracias por su ayuda. thank you. . >> breaking news in northern california. 60 cars have crashed on i-5 near the border with oregon. it's closed northbound. started when a semi slid on ice. that start add chain reaction crash. the crash scene is now 2 miles long from what we understand. no word yet on any injuries but massive pile up. >>> well kidnapped tv journalist richard engle says he never thought he would make it out of syria alive. he arrived safely in turkey today. he and several other journalist
of a northern california school, following the9&nsl sandy hook school tragedy. we'll tell you why he's in trouble with the corp.í5 >>> so much for the end ofsññgw the world.jmé÷ it we are still here. we'll tell,]? you who is making a mint off the mayan doomsday prophesy. . >>> welcome back. raining heavy north bay nearly an inch of rain in santa rosa overnight heavier now napa near sonoma towards petaluma and inverness. around the state anywhere north of 80 now7]p valley rain and mountain snow going to slide south towards fresno and yosemite during the afternoon. if you are heading north 3,000 dropping to 2,000 feet the snow level, 1500 east of chico and reading 4,000 western slope of the sierra. it stars snowing now and doesn't stopt?x:ç -- it starts snowing now and doesn't stop until sunday evening. >> into -- no chain requirements yet. back up right side approaching bay bridge for cash paying folks otherwise no metering lights2" this morning out of antioch towards pittsburg and concord not a bad drive starting to slow from hillcrest out of central valley looking good up and
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for drivers in the pacific northwest and northern california. the commute will be treacherous across the midwest, even as the snow moves out. wet and windy highways from boston to d.c. snowy roads from northern new england to the ohio valley and appalachians. >> if you're flying today, airport delays are possible in chicago, detroit, d.c., philly, new york, boston and san francisco. >> there are airport delays everywhere. say that. >>> now, to the breaking news overnight from chicago. one of those bank robbers who made an amazing escape from jail has been recaptured. >> here we go. joseph banks, along with kenneth conley, managed to squeeze out through a tiny, tiny space and scale down 20 stories, using bedsheets. the escape went unnoticed for hours, with surveillance video from a nearby street showing the two no longer wearing those orange jail-issued jumpsuits. hopped into a cab. banks was found still in the chicago area. we'll have more on "good morning america." >>> bernard madoff's younger brother, peter, has been sentenced to ten years for his involvement in the million billion
in northern california. >> and reaction from the bay area's gay community as the battle over same sex marriage heads to the supreme court. >> complete bay your news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome. it's saturday december 8th. >> cold start to the weekend. let's check in with rosemary. foggy. >> right. you foggy for some, frigid for most and slightly warmer by the afternoon. we are waking up with mostly clear skies, some of us to near freezing and some of that fog is dense. i will take a look at it coming up. >> two teens were arrested overnight after a pipe bomb was set off inside a mailbox in a neighborhood. we are live now with more on the damage caused. >> reporter: it all started a report about an explosion in pleasant hill, close to the sun valley mall. what exploded was a pipe bomb somebody putin side that mailbox. that's what is left of it. nobody in the neighborhood was hurt but several residents reported seeing a red suv leaving the area. police spotted that suv outside college park high school and found another pipe bomb inside the vehi
it is. >> yes. yes. >> one northern california bell ringer has a long week ahead. >> yes. why he will be shaking that bell for several straight days. >> san francisco is big on recycling. why is the city trying to evict a recycling center? the story is straight ahead. >> coming up at 5:00 a new audit uncovers california workers going online on your dime. how many personal posts were made on company time, this season's naughty, fis list tells you which retailers making strides for chemical making strides for chemical free cosmetics o you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> time up for a controversial recycling center in san franci
as did residents ofoss northern california. nd with good reason days of andng wind and torrential rain uprooted trees, knocked out >> power and caused floods. atlost everything. >> reporter: residents at this mobile ramentohome park near sacramento wee start their week cleaning up from floodwater that forced es onto leave their homes on sunday. trailerst went from trailer to trailer to make sure everybody was out. >> reporter: in wine country, rivers raged. ragehe flood prone city of napa was spared. be mayor says that's because overspent $250 million over the r st 20 years to keep the nearby napa river out of city streets. er the water was coming very fast and furious. but the culvert system we've teated was able to take that extra water and get it safely through town. th reporter: most of the flooding was confined to finedultural areas like this ltural arunty vineyard owned by s muchrson. >> that was under as much as six waet of water. noteporter: but he's not worried. grateft, he's grateful. > this just recharges our water supply and makes it better for next year's potential growth.
the northern california coastline. but we're seeing a few scattered showers ahead of that. taking a look here. picking up light to perhaps a few moderate rain falling over petaluma, rain cells, i should say, finish my sentence there. down into novato, san rafael, mill valley, light showers a possibility for you and down into areas along the peninsula, campbell, blossom hill road, maybe a few sprinkles there. the ail ma dawn expressway. -- alma done expressway -- almadon expressway. this morning, isolated showers. winds are still light out there. upper 30s to low to mid-40s outside the door. by the afternoon, the rain will come and with the main front so will the wind. gusts expected. possibility of isolated thunderstorms. widespread showers are in the extended forecast here. so get ready. we're gearing up for rain. it will be steady by the afternoon. tomorrow morning, we're tapering off, a few lingering showers. that should be about it. increasing clouds on friday and the latest models do bring the possibility of rain perhaps friday night into saturday. after that, we're mostly dry saturday a
korea said it will try again to launch a long range rocket, one capable of reaching northern california. they said the launch will take place sometime between december 10th and the 22th. it comes as their leader meets to chinese officials to discuss relations. it also comes ahead of south korea's december 19th presidential election. north korea an officials say they have made improvements since the last launch from broke up at take off. >> and there was a ceremony at the mexican palace. the president elect received the country's mag before the guard of honor and members of the new cabinet. he will officially be sworn into office later today. he is a member of the institutional revolutionary party which ruled mexico for seven decades until losing power amidst a scandal in 2000. he promise the to govern democratically and with transparency. >>> an oregon man is recovering from a shark attack in hawaii while authorities are trying to decide whether to reopen about two miles of beach. he was snorkeling on maui when the shark attacked him about 200 yards offshore. he suffered cuts on his leg
said it will try again to launch a long range rocket, one capable of reaching northern california. they said the launch will take place sometime between 22nd. it comes as their leader meets to chinese officials to discuss relations. it also comes ahead of south korea's december 19th presidential election. the north launched a long range rocket in april but it broke apart shortly after liftoff. they say they have made improvements. >> and there was a change ever hands of mexico's authorities. president elect enrique peno nieto was given the flag in front of the guard of honor and the new cabinet. en mean neat will officially be sworn into office later today. he's a member of the revolutionary party which ruled mexico for seven decades until losing power amidst scandal in 2000. he proms to govern democratically and with transparency. >>> an oregon man is recovering from a shark attack in hawaii." while authorities are trying to decide whether to reopen about two miles of beach. he was snorkeling on maui when the shark attacked him about 200 yards offshore. thomas kennedy suffered cu
to built a delta tunnel to ship northern california water south. in the newsroom, mark matthews, abc7 news. >> we have breaking news from san francisco right now. one person is confirmed dead after a multi-car crash on northbound 280 near the eastmoor exit. two trucks and a car is involved. the chp is on the scene right now. all lanes there are blocked. we will keep you updated and we don't know if this was storm related or not, but we do know there's a high wind advisory out there and that it's raining like crazy. >> and the south bay just at about 1500 feet, wind gusts to 63 miles an hour. at the surface we are at 30 to 45 miles an hour, no problem. up in the north bay the-rest rain continues to be there. as we head outside this is the south way right now where lighter returns in san jose with 63 degrees, southeast winds and gusting to 74. go up a couple hundred feet or a thousand feet and you are getting close to hurricane force winds. up in napa you see the wind blowing the rain sideways there. not only do we have this the next several hours, it is still locked up in the extreme north
conditions, rain is moving in towards big sur, 53 degrees. snow up to the north and the northern california mountains. 33 degrees in tahoe, snow by tomorrow night and palm springs could be looking at rain, 64 degrees. here in the bay area, it is going to be a raw day, as you will notice here, you will need the raingear and a coat or a jacket. temperatures only in the mid 40s to the low 50s at best. 51 in san francisco. 52 in san jose. but look at the north. north bay, nap a47 degrees. 49 in concord. livermore, we do have a frost advisory on friday for the inland east bay valleys. keep that in mind. watch out for icy sidewalks and, of course, frost on the windshield. you will need to bundle up and make sure have you your raingear. >> thank you. cool weather means it feels like the holiday season, finally. that spirit is going viral. here's the utalk show, what is trending with the top videos. >> thank you. another look at the hottest videos, blowing up on youtube. first up, jimmy kimmel asks kids on the streets of hollywood to release the story of christmas. >> shooting star in the sky and i
on the west coast continues to hit northern california hard. causing hundreds of delays and cancelling flights in and out of san francisco. with the average delay lasting over 2 hours. the high winds severe conditions have left many drivers in the sierra unable to even stay on the road. oklahoma is expected to get hit hard with snow tonight into christmas morning. complicating travel for the sooner state just three years after santa brought a record breaking 14 inches of snow on christmas eve shutting the roadway down for the evening. according to triple a more than 1 in 4 americans will take a road trip this holiday season. how festive the trip is all depends on if knots nature and father christmas can get along. tj, abc news, new york. >> well, you might want to try to avoid the warm christmas eve fire you look forward to. bay area air quality management district calls on all of us to refrain from burning wood in the fireplace ors wood stoves tonight. district is hoping to keep the air quality healthy enough so it doesn't have to call a spare the air alert on christmas day. >>> nice holi
of life might consider heading to boise, idaho, or san jose and san francisco in northern california. talks will resume thursday to avoid the fiscal cliff. resident obama and congress are now on christmas vacation. the white house and the house of representatives have still yet to reach an agreement to prevent automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that will take effect on january first if the american red cross bay area chapter is opening an evacuation center in east palo alto for residents affected by widespread flooding near the san francisquito creek. the creek jumped its banks near west bayshore road and widespread rain across the bay area this weekend. >> @ advance of the rainfall is coming from this on and crew gaffes that main band, through the north bay however, staying of with wind gusting of 30 m.p.h. for the coast. however, not much moisture associated with this system. perhaps one-quarter of 1 in. at the lower elevations. for those located in the hills, not much rainfall many people do not have to be out on the roadways. as most of to be inside. if you're going to the sie
sitting offshore. it is making its way to northern california. i have been looking at the latest models. there is some disagreement. yesterday's models were showing widespread rain and then that would spread from north to south however, these latest models did not indicate that their future cast 4 dick's by 8:00 a.m. mostly cloudy conditions. set the clock into motion. green on your screen. this is offshore. as we set the clock into motion by 9:00 p.m.. he was a the yellow and green remains on the screen. mesolite rai for the coast linemaybe some light rain for the coast line. by the 8:00 a.m. hour we could see light rain around san jose and mountain view. it depends on where you're located. east bay interior valleys may not see any rain at all. in terms of afternoon highs 54 vallejo. 514 concord. for antioch some spots. fairfield may not even reach the fifties. 53 in hayward. the same for fremont. 52 in livermore. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows once the many storm is out of our hair sunny conditions. temperatures are a bit warmer. we should be dry as we enter 2013.
a tireless voice for family-friendly policies, for protecting the coastline of northern california and for bringing our troops home and ending the misguided wars in iraq and afghanistan. lynn was a leader of the congressional progressive caucus and i call her the mom of the caucus. and her passionate voice on progressive issues, she will be missed. her leadership will be missed and it will be a great vacuum for us to fill in the future. bob filner had a years' long odyssey for filipino veterans who fought along u.s. troops in world war ii but were denied benefits through their service. so the war -- the united states congress broke its promise it had made to these veterans and for decades to follow, they struggled to secure fair treatment, similar to that afforded to the men who fought alongside them. as chairman of veterans' affairs committee, bob filner was in the middle of this fight. i wish him well as he moves on to a new phase to his service to the people of san diego. jose baca, or joe baca, has been a friend of mine for a long time. school boards and all other elected offic
inches of rain. this is northern california, through oregon. the flooding, the roads eroding away. the rock slides. the tree slides, the power outages. they get another day like that. and look at where we're lining up thunderstorms today. this is very good news. we're just looking at the drought report this morning. and anywhere from the plains along the general mississippi river valley, it is extremely, incredibly dry. big part of this country is in drought. and this rain can help just a little bit. so, some soaking showers in all that area where the heat has just been sitting. and you look towards the east, we're getting the record temper >> all that weather was brought to you by oral b. josh, elizabeth, george, sam? >> josh. george. sam. >>> coming up, royal mother-to-be. will kate follow in diana's footsteps when it comes to raising a future king or queen? >>> and better ways to save taken to extremes. a woman so obsessed with couponing, it actually harmed a woman so obsessed with couponing, it actually harmed her health. way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the o
there. still some rain in northern california and also up into mendocino county. although chloe up in clearlake says not much yet. also into mendocino county. no wind advisories. as long as this low is heading our in -- as long as this low is heading in our direction. nothing too heavy unless you are up towards mendocino county and lake county. it could be steady, moderate to heavy. russian river will start to get some rain here. mid-60s to the south. cloudy, rain to the north and spreading south into wednesday. we'll kick it out of here. looks good. thursday and friday, dry pattern with your weekend always in view. looks dry but cooler and breezy, especially sunday into monday. 8:37 we could learn more about a horrifying case about an autistic girl missing. staff members followed her for several blocks to the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station where they lost site of her. she was found two days later on a muni bus. family members say she was badly beaten and sexually assaulted. police will only say that an arrest has been made. >> if he is the one that committed the crime, i just am gonna
. a bizarre story, a northern california man charged with imprisoning his ex-wife in his attic. authorities in oroville, 70 miles north of sacramento, say the victim was tortured and raped readily -- allegedly by lawson ranken. >> she was up there because she wanted to be up there. >> why would she want to be up there for two weeks? >> the woman's family disagrees with that. they called the sheriff's department and they say they broke through some recently installed drywall and found the woman injured but still alive. >>> the rain's moved out but now some fog has moved in. which parts of the bay area are still socked in and when you can expect to finally see some sunshine. >>> remember that horrible accident on the golden gate bridge. what may have prevented that from happening. >>> highway 24, looking a little foggy out there. it's very congested, your westbound commute toward the tunnel. we'll have an update -- next. >>> a new jersey congressman is calling for tighter regulation of the train industry after this derailment and spill. he says train companies cannot effectively regulate hims
, a stalemate goes on between northern california fishermen and crabbers. later, they will decide whether to accept a $2 fee for the crab. the crabbers want $3. >>> a strike began last wednesday after fish broker made an attempt to -- brokers made an attempt to drop the price of fresh crab. >>> happening now, thousands of protesters are marching on the state capitol in lancing, michigan ahead of a controversial bill that could weaken the power of unions. [chanting] >> this is new video of the protesters this morning. the bill would make it voluntary for workers to join unions. they could not be forced to pay dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. >> you will have people that will be working right alongside you that will not have to pay union dues if you pay union dues but will still be able to get all of the benefits from being a union member. >> shouldn't people have the opportunity to say if they want to belong or not? and i think this could be good for economic development. >> democrats oppose the measure but republicans have a majority in the state legislature
a canadian supplier, could be counterfeit and it's unsafe. >>> the pot farm boom in northern california wilderness areas is ruining the environment. that's the los angeles time report. scientist the fined 5 -- sunshines fined 575. they discovered water systems that come -- that pulled millions in the creek. >>> holiday vandals in orange county. what was done to two separate nativity scenes that has police launching an investigation. >>> and get ready for more rain. ktvu meteorologist, rosemary orozco, will have your christmas week forecast. >>> this is the 280 split. we have traffic areas to report up in the hills. we'll tell you about a landslide -- coming up. oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >>> welcome back to the "morning
night tonight. >>> police in riot gear responded to a football game in northern california. they had dozens of adults fighting yesterday. it broke out during a pop warner playoff game. most of the people involved ran when police got to the field. no one was seriously hurt and no one was arrested. >>> the nra chief said new efforts by congress to regulate guns will not prevent mass shootings in the future. he had another suggestion on meet the press. >> if it is crazy for putting police armed in school. then call me crazy. i will tell you what, the american people think it is crazy not to do it. >> wayne lapuerre, blamed hollywood. video games for school shootings similar to the one in connecticut. >> they are confronting the greatest legislative test as the president and members of congress are pushing for stronger gun laws. >>> governor chris christie is speaking out about armed officers on school campuses. >> i don't think the solution to safety in schools is putting an armed guard. for it to be effective. from a law enforcement perspective. you would have to have a guard outside o
the presidio, california street and gary boulevard. much lighter toward the santa cruz mountains. it is almost just over six inches of rain up in the far northern end of sonoma county. rainfall has varied. winds are gusty in a couple of spots up to 50 miles an hour, but not as strong as earlier today. we have scattered thunderstorms in the forecast. heavy rain coming. i'll have the timing of all of this for your holiday weekend in a few minutes. dan? >> thanks very much. the wet weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. alan wang is live in santa rosa with the story there. alan? >> dan, we had a break for awhile, and now we are starting to see the rain pick up a little out here. this is just one of the many flooded areas in sonoma county tonight. there are several washed out roads west of santa rosa. and the public works crews are expecting it to get a lot worse this weekend. joel stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa and decided to roll the dice. >> came through a couple hours ago and it was pretty light. i thought i could make it through this time. >> unlike these tru
starting to pick up some light rain around the presidio, california street and gary boulevard. much lighter toward the santa cruz mountains. it is almost just over six inches of rain up in the far northern end of sonoma county. rainfall has varied. winds are gusty in a couple of spots up to 50 miles an hour, but not as strong as earlier today. we have scattered thunderstorms in the forecast. heavy rain coming. i'll have the timing of all of this for your holiday weekend in a few minutes. dan? >> thanks very much. the wet weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. alan wang is live in santa rosa with the story there. alan? >> dan, we had a break for awhile, and now we are starting to see the rain pick up a little out here. this is just one of the many flooded areas in sonoma county tonight. there are several washed out roads west of santa rosa. and the public works crews are expecting it to get a lot worse this weekend. joel stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa and decided to roll the dice. >> came through a couple hours ago and it was pretty light. i thought i could
of the glory but did you know livermore was once the premiere wine growing region in northern california? steven kent mirrassou believes it can be again. behind the label, meet a vintner with a past deeply rooted in california's wine history, yet focused on the future of livermore valley wines. my family's actually the oldest winemaking family in north america.growing grapes and making wine is in 6th generation vintner steven kent mirrassou's blood. the mirrassou family, has been making wine since 1854. 6th generation, yes. 152 years we've been doing this. today, he makes wine under the steven kent label. steven kent is my first and middle name. mirassou is a brand name owned by a different winery so we're not able to use mirassou as part of our business name. we're on the ghielmetti vineyard in livermore.while the mirrasou family grew grapes and made wine in san jose for decades, steven's father moved east to make wine in nearby livermore valley. livermore is one of the oldest wine growing regions in california.grapes were planted here in the 1840s much the same time as napa valley.
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